Paul Ray Yowell 1956 ~ 2021


Paul Ray Yowell was born January 2, 1956 in Cheyenne, Oklahoma to Dora Pauline (Eggen) and Tony Frank Yowell. He passed away Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the age of 65 years, 5 months and 22 days.
Paul Ray grew up in Reydon where he attended school graduating in 1974. Shortly after graduation he furthered his education at Panhandle State University where he received his bachelors degree in education. He taught and coached basketball in Dill City, Ringwood, Canute and Mobeetie, Texas among other places for a number of years. Paul Ray left teaching and coaching to become a case worker for the State of Oklahoma. In the 90’s Paul Ray moved back to Reydon where he began doing residential carpentry work that he continued until his retirement around 2017.
Paul Ray enjoyed fishing, hunting, rooting for the University of Oklahoma sports and spending time with his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, James Roy Robertson and Joe Yowell.
Paul Ray is survived by his daughter, Alicia Arles and husband, David, Sayre, OK; son, Dustin Yowell and wife, Carrie, Piedmont, OK; 5 grandchildren, Hanna Hil, Payton Hill, Tori Hill, Lauren Yowell and Kyle Yowell; 1 brother, Tom Scrivner and wife, Wenona; 1 sister, Kay Powers and husband, John; 1 sister-in-law, Dana Yowell, all of Reydon, OK and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 2:30 P.M. at the Reydon Community Building officiated by Brad Clay. Burial will be in the White Rose Cemetery under the direction of Chris Whinery and the staff of Affordable Cremation Service-West. Condolences can be made online at www.classicfunerals. com

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